Donovan Johnson, Piano
A.A., Waldorf College
Donovan Johnson is an accomplished, full time pianist both locally and nationally. His formal training took place at Waldorf College in Forest City IA, and at the University of Nebraska in Omaha. He’s been teaching at SNJ studios for 14 years, and is experienced in teaching both children and adults.
Donovan has released five albums, is a Pandora Radio artist, and is the founder and president of the board of the nationally recognized non-profit organization for the arts “Enlightened Piano Radio.” His music can be heard on public radio stations all across the U.S., as well as Amazon, Itunes, CDBaby, Spotify, and the MusicChoice – Soundscapes channel. He hosts a UK based radio program called “The Timeless Piano,” which is heard on “One World Music UK.”
Donovan has toured around the world, having performed in northern and southern England, The Place Des Arts in Montreal Canada, Carnegie Hall in NYC, and Steinway halls in New Orleans, Kansas City, Seattle, Nashville, Knoxville and Birmingham AL. He’s performed at the prestigious James J. Hill House in St. Paul MN and the Soiled Dove Center For Jazz in Denver CO, and aboard Carnival Cruise Lines. In Omaha Donovan has performed at Joslyn Castle on a number of occasions (Witherspoon Hall), as well as the Strauss Center for the Performing Arts.